Public Administration & Management Products

  • Transformational Change in Environmental and Natural Resource Management

    Guidelines for policy excellence

    Edited by Mike Young, Christine Esau

    The aim of this book is to catalyse global interest in the pursuit of transformational changes in natural resource and environmental management. It is shown that transformational policy reforms involve fundamental shifts in strategy with far-reaching consequences for the structure of industries,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-13 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Regionalist Parties in Western Europe

    Dimensions of Success

    By Oscar Mazzoleni, Sean Mueller

    Regionalist parties matter. Over the past 40 years they have played an ever larger role in European politics, able to monopolise the centre-periphery agenda and push for federalisation and independence while at the same time contributing to the formation of coalitions giving expression to different…

    Hardback – 2016-09-12 
    Routledge
    Party Families in Europe

  • American Hometown Renewal

    Policy Tools and Techniques for Small Town Officials

    By Gary Mattson

    Before the interstates, Main Street America was the small town’s commercial spine and served as the linchpin for community social solidarity. Yet, during the past three decades, a series of economic downturns has left many of the great small cities barely viable. American Hometown Renewal is the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Authoritarian Modernization in Russia

    Ideas, Institutions, and Policies

    By Vladimir Gel'man

    Post-Communist Russia is an instance of the phenomenon of authoritarian modernization project, which is perceived as a set of policies intended to achieve a high level of economic development, while political freedoms remain beyond the current modernization agenda or are postponed to a distant…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    Studies in Contemporary Russia

  • Introducing Public Administration

    9th Edition

    By Jay M. Shafritz, E. W. Russell, Christopher Borick, Albert C. Hyde

    Introducing Public Administration provides students with a solid, conceptual foundation in public administration and contains the latest information on important trends in the discipline. Known for their lively and witty writing style, Shafritz, Russell, Borick, and Hyde cover the most important…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Effects-Based Planning

    By Hamish Rennie

    Developed in New Zealand, 'effects-based planning' is an approach which meets neo-liberal needs of freeing up the market in using environmental resources, while also providing unprecedented levels of public participation in environmental decision-making, a focus on environmental sustainability, and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Africa Under Neoliberalism

    The Politics of Change Since 1980

    By Nana K. Poku

    The period since the 1980s has seen sustained pressure on Africa’s political elite to anchor the continent’s development strategies in neoliberalism in exchange for vitally needed development assistance. Rafts of policies and programmes have come to underpin the relationship between continental…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

  • Virtual Democracies

    Social Media and Democratization of the Public Sphere in the Arab World

    By Leila DeVriese

    The Arab Spring raises many important questions about modern mass communication; how has social media changed contentious politics? To what extent have Information and Communication Technologies in general and social media specifically contributed to the democratization of the public sphere? Has…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Africa Under Neoliberalism

    The Politics of Change Since 1980

    By Nana K. Poku

    The period since the 1980s has seen sustained pressure on Africa’s political elite to anchor the continent’s development strategies in neoliberalism in exchange for vitally needed development assistance. Rafts of policies and programmes have come to underpin the relationship between continental…

    Paperback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

  • Discretion in the Welfare State

    Social Rights and Professional Judgement

    By Anders Molander

    Welfare state professionals decide or establish premises as to whom will receive what, in what manner, when and how much, and when enough is enough. They control who passes through the gates of the welfare state. This book provides an in-depth understanding of the phenomenon of discretion. It shows…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Participatory Budgeting in the United States

    A Guide for Local Governments

    By Victoria Gordon, Jeffery L. Osgood, Jr., Daniel Boden

    Although citizen engagement is a core public service value, few public administrators receive training on how to share leadership with people outside the government. Participatory Budgeting in the United States serves as a primer for those looking to understand a classic example of participatory…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge
    ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Managing in the Public Sector

    A Casebook in Ethics and Leadership, 2nd Edition

    By Brett Sharp, Grant Aguirre, Kenneth Kickham

    Casebooks in public administration have become intensely sophisticated with complex scenarios, richly detailed multi-step simulations, and demanding role playing requirements. While these types of cases and exercises have their place, Managing in the Public Sector is a casebook designed with…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge

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